Red Arrow Threesome Ale

redarrow_threesomeBrewer: Red Arrow Brewing, Duncan, BC
Style: Pale Ale
ABV: 5.3%
IBUs: 23

Description: This beer made its debut during the Great Canadian Beer Festival, and is now available as a limited release. As the name suggests, the beer employs three special ingredients, which include hemp, hibiscus and honey.

Tasting Notes: This brew was perhaps a bit light for my taste. With ingredients like hibiscus, hemp and honey, I was expecting a bit of a more robust flavor. Still, the beer it does come through in the refreshing and clean tasting departments. A smooth malt base is nicely accented by fruity esters, nuts and some herbal, citrus notes.

Appearance: Ruby red, clear, good foam retention and carbonation
Nose: Light malt, rich herbal and mild floral notes, citrus
Taste: Smooth malt base, hint of hibiscus, tart fruit, herbal hops, hint of nuts
Aftertaste: Very clean finish, mild malt flavor, herbs
Overall: 7.7/10

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